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Hyundai NPX1 concept reveals tuning parts soon available for IONIQ 5 N

Hyundai is planning to release a number of aftermarket-style performance and tuning parts for the upcoming IONIQ 5 N, and it recently unveiled this NPX1 concept to preview such parts.

Debuting at the 2024 Tokyo Auto Salon, the IONIQ 5 N NPX1 concept fits right in with aftermarket enthusiasts, showcasing a cool matte black theme, as well as a fully sick bodykit package that gives the 478kW EV a very intimidating look.

The bodykit includes a carbon fibre front splitter, chunky side skirts, rear diffuser, and a big rear wing. There’s also a set of very light carbon hybrid wheels, in black to go with the sinister character.

Hyundai is planning to release parts for the IONIQ 5 N later in 2024. And not just this bodykit. There are also options such as bespoke lowering springs to provide a fat stance, upgraded brake pads, and even racing bucket seats inside with special Alcantara highlights. Speaking about the concept, Joon Park, vice president of N Brand management group, said:

“In 2024, Hyundai Motor Company will take a step forward as a leader in new tuning parts suitable for the high-performance EV era as demonstrated with the ‘NPX1’ concept model.

“Not limited to tuning parts, we are also developing software customisation such as sound and vehicle calibration by OTA updates which will open a completely new category of EV customisation for an exciting future ahead for the tuning community.”

2024 Hyundai IONIQ 5 N NPX1 concept

Hyundai is set to follow in the footsteps of the premium German brands, becoming one of the first mainstream brands to step into the tuning space via factory accessories, in terms of sporty electric vehicles in Australia.

BMW’s M Performance division offers similar modifications and tuning for most models, as with Mercedes-AMG and Audi’s quattro and Audi Sport departments.

The IONIQ 5 N is due to arrive in Australian showrooms within a few months. Prices start from $111,000, before on-road costs.

Brett Davis

Brett started out as a motor mechanic but eventually became frustrated working on cars that weren't his. He then earned a degree in journalism and scored a job at Top Gear Australia back in 2008, and then worked at Zoom/Extreme Performance magazines, CarAdvice, and started PerformanceDrive/PDriveTV in 2011 with Josh Bennis, and ran it for 12 years. He's now the owner and managing editor here at Driving Enthusiast.

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